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Connecticut Attorney General William Tong has expanded his lawsuit against opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma and the Sackler Family that owns the company.

Faith-Based Pregnancy Center Files Federal Lawsuit Against City Of Hartford

Apr 21, 2019

A faith-based pregnancy center in Willimantic has asked a federal judge for an injunction against a controversial Hartford ordinance that requires the religious facilities to disclose whether their staff carry medical licenses. The challenge to the local ordinance comes at the same time lawmakers are considering imposing similar rules on a statewide basis. 

Massachusetts state Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier, D-Pittsfield, testifies at a hearing with a panel of legislators about the importance of a bill of rights for foster parents.
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Two bills at the Massachusetts Statehouse aim to address problems for children and foster families in the state’s child welfare system.

From left seated in the same row in Hampden Superior Court: Springfield police officers Igor Basovskiy, Anthony Cicero, Daniel Billingsley, Christian Cicero and Jameson Williams.
Hoang 'Leon' Nguyen / The Republican / masslive.com/photos

Thirteen current and former Springfield, Massachusetts, police officers have been arraigned on charges of either participating in or helping cover up an attack on four men outside a city bar in 2015. 

The maker of the rifle used in the 2012 Newtown school shooting plans to appeal a Connecticut court ruling to the U.S. Supreme Court. The ruling reinstated a wrongful death lawsuit brought by victims' families.

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